from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof.

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  • adj. aloof

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shy or distant in manner; aloof; stand-offish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inclined to keep aloof; distant in manner; reserved.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking cordiality; unfriendly


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